ERWIN WURM
NARROW HOUSE

LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA, PALAZZO CAVALLI FRANCHETTI, VENICE, ITALY
4 JUNE – 27 NOVEMBER 2011

NARROW HOUSE, 2010
Mixed media
7 x 1,3 x 16 m

© Images Studio Erwin Wurm, VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2011

FEATURED ARTIST

ERWIN WURM

Erwin Wurm (b. 1954 in Bruck an der Mur, Austria) lives and works in Vienna and Limberg/Austria.

Erwin Wurm's oeuvre mainly comprises sculptures, but also photography, video, performance, and drawing. Many of his works are imbued with whimsical humor that puts the every day in a new perspective. One of his most influential groups of works are his One Minute Sculptures. There he has people pose with everyday objects to question the relationship between subject and object. Wurm's "Fat" sculptures, which show petty-bourgeois status symbols such as cars or single-family homes in an obese, bloated state, are also widely known. His work has...
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